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The Latino Community Fund to hold summit, policy forum on discipline

The Latino Community Fund will be holding a summit on Friday, October 26th at the University of Washington-Tacoma. According to the summit website, “Latino Community Fund Statewide Summit offers an unprecedented opportunity for Latinos and allies from multiple sectors to get engaged in timely and solutions-oriented training and planning that improves the health and well-being of Washington State’s Latino communities.”

The summit will have workshops on a myriad of issues including youth leadership and education. There will also be a forum on school discipline. Hosted by the Latino Community Fund, Latino Progress and the Council on State Governments Justice Center, the forum will discuss the ways in which students and communities of color are negatively affected by disproportionality in school discipline policies and practices.

What: 2012 Latino Community Fund Summit
When: Friday, October 26th. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: University of Washington-Tacoma
Cost: $65.00 through today, or $75.00 after 10/1

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